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Last Updated: May 17, 2022 3:15 p.m. 

American Rescue Plan

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) was signed into law making available $350 billion through the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) to assist states, tribal governments and local governments.  The City of Sacramento became eligible for $112.2 million and on May 19, 2021, the City received the first installment in the amount of $56.1 million of ARP funds.

Framework and Funding Priorities 

On September 14, 2021, City Council adopted the Mayor’s proposed ARP Framework and Funding Priorities, and directed the staff to implement City Council direction consistent with the adopted ARP Framework.

The ARP Framework prioritizes the funding of programs and projects in the following areas: 

  • Small Business and Commercial Corridor Revitalization; 
  • Homeless and Housing;
  • Youth, Workforce Training and Gang Prevention;
  • Arts and the Creative Economy; and
  • Valuing City Employees and Addressing Organizational Needs. 

 

Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities will be posted to this page as they become available.

 

Open Opportunities

The City has the following open ARP funding opportunities:

Funding Type Opportunity Name Due Date
 Grant City of Festivals 2022-2023 Citywide Special Event Support Program - Round 1  6/3/2022
 Grant "Seeding Creativity" Individual Artist Grants   6/20/2022

 

Closed Opportunities

The City is no longer accepting proposals for the following funding opportunities: 

Funding Type Opportunity Name Due Date
 Services Sacramento COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign  10/15/2021
 Services COVID-19 Gift Card Program Administration   11/15/2021
 Services Sacramento Grant Liaison - Consultant  11/17/2021
 Grant Evidence-Based Community Violence Intervention (EBCVI) Grant Program  12/1/2021
 Services Aggie Square Workforce Initiative Professional Services  12/9/2021
 Grant Evidence-Based Community Violence Interruption, Disruption, and Suppression (EBCVIDS) Grant Program  12/17/2021
 Grant Evidence-Based Community Violence Interruption, Disruption, and Suppression (EBCVIDS) Grant Program  1/28/2022

U.S. Department of Treasury Guidelines and Compliance

The City of Sacramento must comply with all federal rules governing the use of ARP funds. Resources and guidance from the U.S. Department of Treasury to ensure recipient compliance with ARP State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds include: 

City Documents and Resources

County Resources

City Council Approval Timeline

The City Council discussed and approved matters related to ARP funding on the following dates: 

Date Action Resources
 8/24/2021 Approval of Regulatory and Internal Control Framework for the City’s Use of ARP Funds  
 8/24/2021 Workshop on Mayor’s Proposed ARP Framework and Funding Priorities 📺 Video
 9/14/2021 Approval and Adoption of Mayor’s Proposed ARP Framework and Funding Priorities 📄 Supplemental Material, 📺 Video
 10/7/2021 Discussion of the Draft ARP Racial Equity Rapid Response Tool and Community Vulnerability Index 📊 Presentation, 📍 Community Vulnerability Index, 📺 Video
 10/19/2021 Approval of $61.75M in Programming for Small Business and Commercial Corridor Revitalization, Homeless and Housing, and Youth Workforce Training, and Gang Prevention 📺 Video
 10/26/2021 Approval of the ARP Racial Equity Rapid Response Tool and Community Vulnerability Index Metrics 📊 Presentation, 📺 Video
 11/16/2021 Approval of a Grant Agreement with WellSpace Health for the Substance Use Respite and Engagement Program  
 11/16/2021 Approval of a Resolution Regarding Real Property Acquisition for the Potential Purposes of Siting Homeless Services   
 12/7/2021 Approval of Additional Resources for Business Compliance and Outreach and Animal Care Community Response  
 12/7/2021 Approval of Staffing Request to Address New Legislative Requirements Governing Release of Public Records  
 12/14/2021 Approval of a Supplemental Agreement with Forensiclean for Extended Services
 12/14/2021 Acceptance of a National Endowment for the Arts ARPA Grant  
 1/11/2022 Approval of a Grant Agreement with Downtown Sacramento Partnership, Inc. for Small Business Priorities  
 1/11/2022 Approval of a Grant Agreement with Downtown Sacramento Partnership, Inc. for Old Sacramento Waterfront Improvements  
 1/11/2022 Approval of a Grant Agreement with Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management for the Youth PopUp Program  
 1/18/2022 Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Runyon Saltzman, Inc. for COVID-19 Vaccination Marketing and Public Awareness Campaign   
 2/8/2022 Approval of Grant Agreements for Small Business Priorities/Clean and Safe Activities  
 3/1/2022 Approval of the Arts and Creative Economy Funding Allocation and Framework  
 3/1/2022 Approval of a Supplemental Agreement with First Step Communities for Continued Emergency Shelter Response Operations   
 3/22/2022 Approval of a Grant Agreement with the Sacramento Asian-Pacific Chamber of Commerce for the Sacramento Inclusive Economic Development Collaborative Small Business and Commercial Corridor Assistance Program   
 3/22/2022 Approval of the City of Festivals Citywide Special Event Support Program Guidelines   
 4/5/2022 Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce on Behalf of the Sacramento Inclusive Economic Development Collaborative for Small Business Utilization Program  
 4/19/2022 Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Crowe LLP for American Rescue Plan Act Grant Liaison Consulting Services  
 4/26/2022 Discussion of the implementation of the Interim Rapid Response Tool (IRRT) for American Rescue Plan Act Programs and Lessons Learned from Arts Grant Funding Efforts  📊 Presentation, 📺 Video
 5/10/2022 Approval of an Evidence-Based Community Violence Interruption, Disruption and Suppression (EBCVIDS) Grant Program Agreement